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Prescriber Checkup

Top Nephrology Prescribers in North Carolina

Top Prescribers

Providers are grouped by the primary specialty they listed when applying for a national health ID number. This doesn’t necessarily mean the person has special training or certification. Specialty is self-reported by providers and may have changed. Patients and claims shown are for Medicare Part D only.

Prescriber Claims Filled Total Cost Medicare Part D Patients Claims for Brand Name Drugs Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ROBERT BYNUM MD

Nephrology

20,778

$1.54M

733
571 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$74
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

ANWAR AL-HAIDARY

Nephrology

12,522

$1.62M

612
448 are 65+

34%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$129
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

STEWART MANNING M.D.

Nephrology

10,019

$860K

351
260 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$86
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

DANILO BERNARDO MD

Nephrology

8,743

$803K

434
270 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$92
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

HUGO TETTAMANTI MD

Nephrology

7,867

$512K

383
307 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$65
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

GREG WARREN DO

Nephrology

7,102

$627K

409
259 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$88
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

STUART HAIGLER MD

Nephrology

6,789

$742K

471
353 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$109
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

MICHAEL HOLLAND MD

Nephrology

6,778

$793K

571
348 are 65+

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$117
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

LORENZO SANTARINA MD

Nephrology

6,720

$996K

475
291 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$148
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

BENJAMIN IGWEMEZIE M.D.

Nephrology

6,620

$529K

354
275 are 65+

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$80
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

JAMES MCCABE M.D.

Nephrology

6,218

$771K

485
278 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$124
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

ROBERT DUNMIRE MD

Nephrology

5,901

$1.24M

389
199 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$211
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

CHARLES JERE MD

Nephrology

5,802

$1.39M

547
303 are 65+

35%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$240
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

KARL BRANDSPIGEL MD

Nephrology

5,690

$635K

276
183 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

JAMES DETERDING MD

Nephrology

5,684

$913K

514
286 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$161
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

RAVI RAMSAMOOJ MD

Nephrology

5,644

$580K

390
260 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

ROBERT KEMP MD

Nephrology

5,634

$578K

354
245 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$103
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

CHARLES FRAZIER MD

Nephrology

5,586

$389K

189
92 are 65+

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$70
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

PEALE CHUANG M.D.

Nephrology

5,570

$645K

462
123 are 65+

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$116
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

JOHN MANLEY M.D.

Nephrology

5,568

$782K

415
238 are 65+

28%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$140
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

GREGORY PISEL M.D.

Nephrology

5,411

$461K

293
215 are 65+

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$85
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

BRIAN ENGLAND M.D.

Nephrology

5,096

$516K

362
202 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$101
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

STEPHEN SMITH M.D.

Nephrology

4,923

$681K

333
122 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$138
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

AJAY SHREENATH MD

Nephrology

4,740

$533K

326
225 are 65+

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$112
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

VICKI STOVALL MD

Nephrology

4,546

$437K

266
150 are 65+

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 25%

$96
Average prescription price

Avg: $119

Sources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; National Technical Information Service; First Databank